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well suited to lead the fbi as it's director. jim understands that justice in this country does not just happen because we're a great constitutional democracy. it depends upon the hard work of thousands of men and women for whole the ideawhom the ideals oa reality every day. for the men and women of the fbi i can say that jim appreciates the full worth of what you do. you can be sure that your director will steer a straight course. he will insist that investigations be thoroughly pursued to wherever they may go. as a former prosecutor in the front line against terrorism he will lead in that struggle. jim will be independent. in a town in which politics determine so much, perhaps too much jim will pay it no heed. for him there will be no room in the fbi for untoward influence. as a law clerk 28 years ago jim first took the oath of public office that he will now take, the very same oath. and for those who all hold the public trust these words have a special meaning, and it will guide jim's tenure as your fbi director. shall we administer the oath? >> raise your right hand. repeat
jazeera exclusive investigation broke on an fbi string involving ron calderon, the california state senator from a political family wielding 30 years of influence. take a look. >> reporter: los angeles, the city where fame and infamy go hand in hand. >> tax credits work. >> reporter: here everything seems larger than life. including its politicians. that is ron calderon. he is the target of an ongoing federal investigation. according to a sealed affidavit obtained exclusively by al jazeera's investigative unit, the senator is for sale. a politician willing to influence legislation in exchange for money. as part of an elaborate undercover sting, fbi agents posed as owners of a film studio. >> they had to establish bank accounts. they needed a business license, and so it's a very extensive lengththy operation. >> reporter: the senator allegedly wanted his family added to the payroll. he told undercover agents, any help you can do for which kids that's diamonds for me. at the world famous pebble beach resort, he attended a fund raiser. the greens were lined with some of the state's mos
by president barack obama. mr. president, on behalf of every fbi employee it is my privilege to welcome you back to fbi headquarters. we also have a number of other special guests here today including former directors webster, sessions, and a special warm welcome back to director muller and his wife ann. we also welcome former attorney general ashcroft and mullcasey. we're honored to have you here today. i want to take a moment to invite president obama on the stage, and to my far left, a friend and colleague with whom director comey worked to help some of richmond's hardest hit neighborhoods. judge john walker, director comey was his first law clerk when he was a new judge on the district court bench in the southern district of new york. and most importantly director comey's wife, patrice. thank you for taking part in today's ceremony. we are also pleased to have director and mrs. comey's children, maureen, kate, brian, claire, and abby. welcome. also director comey's brother and sister, trish, peter, and chris, we welcome you. and a special welcome to director comey's father brian, welcom
unanswered questions and the fbi said they will build a full profile of cianca as this goss goes along. >> the other thing who took him to the airport. they say he was dropped off at the airport. >> he had friends and room-mates here. i would count that as a neutral fact. not necessarily the person that dropped him off may have just dropped him off at the airport and may have known nothing about this. his friends told reporters that they saw him thursday and he seemed fine. >> i wouldn't read the drop off one way or another yet. >> the big question you said his motive. the fbi saying was carrying a note that said "he hoped to instill fear into their traitorouus minds and he was targeting tsa agent. ". the motive may not have been rational. we don't know that. but from the little evidence we have so far it doesn't seem like a rational act. we are talking about what happened in terminal three today. terminal three had fully re-opened. are passengers still dealing with a bac backlog of delays. >> yeah that always happens with air travel mess ups. whether it's weather or something like thi
phones, from an fbi standpoint, how many of those phones do you want? >> well, they will want them all. that's what their response will be, and then they will have to organize them. i'll just remind you -- i'll remind you of the boston incidence where initially cops asked everybody, send in your videos, and they have programs now to quickly go through and try to analyze what is good and what is not because they do want that evidence. >> so who has jurisdiction right now? the fbi? or tsa? >> well, the fbi will -- as the chief law enforcement agency charged with terrorism -- if they decide it was a terrorism incident they will grab the jurisdiction. if it turns out to be something of a domestic nature, then i'm sure the local authorities will end up with the large part of the investigation, if you will. >> today being november 1st, is there anything about this particular day in history that would cause authorities to be on high alert? and did you as an fbi agent receive any bulletins from officials higher up saying be on the lookout? >> i didn't see anything myself. and -- and so it appe
. >> in this report al jazeera investigative unit will look at a sting operation launched by the fbi. >> los angeles, a city where fame and infamego hand and hand. here everything seems larger than life. including it's politicians that state senator ronald calderon. >> he is one of california's most influential lawmakers. and he is a target of an ongoing investigation. according to a sealed affidavit obtained by al jazeera investigative unit the senator is for sale. a politica politician willing to influence legislation in exchange for money. as part of an elaborate undercover sting fbi agents posed as an independent film studio. they approached the senator and he paid them off. they had to get bank accounts and it was a extensive operation senator calderon wanted his family to be eded t added to the payroll. >> the agents hired his daughter and they paid her $30,000 and she never had to show up for work. at the pebble beach resort the senator attended for his brother's non-profit. the greens were lined with the most influential lobbyistings. lobbyists. calderon is still rubbing elbows and raising m
legislation in exchange for money. the fbi's secret file alleges the senator was caught up in an elaborate undercover sting. agents posed at owners after independent film studio looking for legislation. according to the affidavit, they created a bogus company, approached the never and allegedly paid him off. >> he not only tried to affect the legislation, but he accepted money in so going. >> james is a retired fbi investigator with 30 years experience in white collar laundering. he reviewed it. >> they had to establish bank accounts, and they had to have incooperred a company. they needed a business license. it's a very extensive, lengthy operation. >> back in june, the fbi raided the senator's office. he's under investigation for bribery, conspiracy, fraud. and no charges have been filed. but the document repeatedly identifies several other lawmakers. in california, you can get a lucrative tax charge if it's under $1 million. calderon was willing it make it for apres. during the year-long probe, the undercover agents met at in of the swankiest restaurants. the conversations were recorded
. and now there's a new fbi director. spain is now the latest u.s. ally complaining about those american surveillance programs. spain's elmundo newspaper reporting that the nsa tracked 60,000 phone calls during a one month period. comes as a european delegation is already in the united states looking for answers. live from the white house, the european parliament committee, they wrapped up, what happened? >> their first port of call mike rogers. you may remember over the weekend he was saying on the sunday talk shows that europe should in fact be grateful for all the surveillance keeping them safe. much talk after that meeting those, a frank dialogue, ongoing dialogue but this is how the chairman of that european delegation put the problems as europe sees it off all of this nsa surveillance. >> we want to figure out why this kind of mass itch activities -- massive activities happening. in the end we're fighting a battle in terms of security, we need to get that balance right. we're concerned too about security and we made that pretty clear. but also, there is balance to be struck in the
cases. >>> the fbi looks for a motivate for the shooting at the los angeles international airport. many who knew him describe the suspect as a loaner. erica ferrari reports. >> reporter: a picture snapped of terrified passengers hiding in a bathroom stall while a gunman open fired. the suspected shooter, 23-year-old paul ciancia startinged transportation security agents. >> he made a conscious decision tto kill multiple tsa employees. >> reporter: he also shot two others, both who are recovering. the fourth victim, a passenger, was hit in the leg. moments before the attack the police say ciancia's friend dropped him off at the airport unaware of his plan. a criminal complaint filed saturday in federal court said that he had a duffle bag containing a smith and wesson assault rifle, and at least five magazine seen full of ammo as ws a letter addressed to the tsa directly. classmates were stunned at the news. >> he was always a shy guy. he kept to himself. he walked around by himself. he didn't talk to anybody at all. >> ciancia's former roommate paints a similar picture of the out of work
that there was something to justify lethal force? >> there's a fabricated fbi report that came out the very next day before they realized there was a video, that claimed the border patrol agent was surrounded and being pelted by rocks and in fear for his life. >> hilliard read this fbi statement to bobbie during her sworn testimony. this was her response: >> that was not true. there was no one surrounding him throwing rocks. >> what happened next points to a problem unique to killings that cross international lines. sergio's family tried to sue the agent who shot their son. but the federal judge in el paso dismissed the case. though the bullet traveled from the us, it landed in mexico. the united states constitution and any accountability did not travel with it. >> you have a child whose family cannot seek redress within the civil justice system for that conduct and it occurred only because of the vacuum which is our border. it's like walking out into the wild wild west and you're standing there at high noon and whatever you do is not reviewed anymore. on august 20th, al jazeera america introduced >>cross-
, on the investigation, the fbi sting that has targeted one state senator. >> social security payments will increase next year, by much. 1 and a half percent. it's money one of the smallest since 1970. >> >> and the nation's largest landfall is closing. 13,000 tons of trash gets dumped in puente his everyday. and people who live close by say it's a loud and smelly dump. the trash will now be sent 200 miles away to an area near the california-arizona border. >>> president obama he said that he takes full responsibility for the problems with healthcare.gov. he said that the millions of people receiving cancellation noses from the healthcare company will get new plans that they will like more. >>> kathleen sebelius answered tough questions today. >> you tell us who made the decision. >> i can tell you, i did not. >> so who made the decision on the 27-year-old quote for someone who is 50? >> i just said i'll get you that information. >> thank you >> sir, i think that the american taxpayers expect us to get the sight up and running >> i'm certain that they did. they expected it the fert. >> i understand, and
than $60,000 in bribes. from undercover fbi agents posing as film executives. he was immediately removed from the film commission. and the fbi issued a statement saying they turned over the affidavit for analysis. >> for our viewers we heard so much from you yesterday, all of the background of how you came into this investigation and all of the things you learned from the fbi agent who worked with you on this. you named last night a number of other lawmakers, including the state senate president who was named in this affidavit. >> what is alleged in the affidavit is that ron calderon through the agent agreed to hire the underagent's girlfriend posing as an aspiring actress and he agreed to hire her on his staff. to do that we needed approval from steinberg. and he acalled that a special ask. and it is alleged that steinberg approved that special ask. >> we did catch up with ron calderon several weeks ago with california. >> senator steinberg, i was hoping we could ask you a few questions about the calderon investigation. >> go ahead. >> are your -- what are your concerns with the
. >> we still have james wedick the fbi agent on the phone. mr. wedick tell us what you see in this photograph. what appears to be a photographer taking a picture of a gun. is that what you are seeing as well? >> yes, it looks like they have got a rifle on the ground and it looks like there is an officer standing over it, making sure nothing happens to the scene, and as you say there is a forensic photographer taking photographs. >> can you tell what type of gun it is? it is obviously a rifle. >> it appears to be a rifle for sure. >> but we heard in -- and this is always the problem with -- with the reports when they come in ip initially, everybody nowadays sees an assault rifle. that does not appear to be what would commonly be referred to as an assault rifle unless the officer's right leg is blocking the chamber. >> correct. and it doesn't appear so, but it is difficult to see. >> based on what you are seeing does that particular photo appear to be authentic? >> sure. it looks like a photo taken by a witness there through his camera, and sent on twitter. you can see the s.
this. fbi here now. feeling tired and exhausted. and earlier tom donnelly tweeted these photos of what appears to be the scene of the crime. look at this picture. you can see all the police over in this area. and you can also see the weapon over there to the left. and you'll see a picture much closer up right there. you see the gun right there on the ground and the police officers, tony. >> i can't imagine what it must have been like for the passengers in that airport today. >> reporter: yes. >> individuals, couples, families with children traveling on a friday. thank you. >> joining me now from washington, d.c. to talk about the security response to today ace deadly incident is jj green. jj, good to see you as always. >> good to be here. >> i want you to put everyone in the mind of the teams who are working this kind of thing. and talk to us about the mobilization that takes place, the training that these officers, the tsa agents, everyone involved in a situation like this. what is the training of these people go there to handle a situation like this at a major airport? >> well, they'
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's going to be making remarks of the installation of the new fbi director. when the president speaks we'll bring that you event live. >>> and afghan soldier was shot and killed after open firing on troops after an afternoon. the shooting happened on sunday. we showed that you new academy when it opened just last week. they're raising questions about plans for long-term training programs in that country. >>> the u.s.-arab league envoy abrahami. we have the latest from beirut. >> reporter: he has arrived in damascus, and he's supposed to meet with senior officials as well as bashar al-assad himself. he's going to hear what would be the conditions for the syrian government to attend the geneva two conference. the syrian government has been clear all along. it says that this will no they t at the table with any faction that has foreign support. what damascus has been trying to do is trumpeting its patriotic opposition, one that it would speak to, but many in the syrian national council will tell you this is a hand-picked opposition that in the end would put forward the interests of bashar a
ciancia is unresponsive and unable to talk, according to the fbi. paul ciancia was wounded in the face by police officers at the end of friday's gun battle inside lax terminal 3. a neat inside paul ciancia's bag gave insight into his frame of mind. >> he made a conscious decision to kill multiple t.s.a. employees. he addressed them at one point in the letter and state that he wanted to "instill fear into their traitorous minds." the fbi says paul ciancia shot t.s.a. agent gerardo i. hernandez at the screening checkpoint. went up the elevator, came down and shot gerardo i. hernandez again. his widow spoke to reporters. >> he was a wonderful husband, father, brother, son and friend. he would have been 40 next week. i am truly devastated, and we are all heartbroken and will miss him dearly. >> the federal criminal complaint says paul ciancia used a smith&wesson assault rifle and wounded two police officers and a civilion. the federal bureau of investigation says it will build a full profile of paul ciancia, and what brought him to this point. the 23-year-old was raised in this new jersey
to the fbi. he was wounded in the face by police officers at the eastbound oeastbound -- end of friday's gn battle in lax's terminal three. a note inside of his bag gave insight to his frame of mind. he made a conscious decision to kill multiple tsa employees. he addressed them at one point in the letter and stated he wanted to "instill fear into their traitorous minds". he shot hernandez at the screening checkpoint and went up the elevateo are and came down and shot him again killing him. his widow spoke to reporters. >> he was a wonderful husband, father, brother, son and friend. he would have been 40 next week. i'm truly devastated. and we are all heart broken and we'll miss him dearly. the federal criminal complaint says ciancia used a smith and wesson assault rifle and carried five high capacity magazines. the fbi says it will build a full profile of ciancia and what brought him to this point. the 23-year-old was raised in this new jersey house and lived in los angeles about 18 months. unanswered are questions about where he got the gun and why he targeted tsa officers and whether he w
twitter feed. they did post that the fbi is working on that and will provide details as soon as possible. >> are they the closest major medical center. >> it is. we know that there were seven injuries total and six have been taken to six area hospitals. zbrrchls i don'i don't know thes where the victims have been taken. i don't know if they were taken to other level one trauma centers. >> jennifer we are three hours into this swawtion. situation. you have been watching rrt repos in los angeles. what is the mood in the city right now. >> i have to say i'm not at lax i have been covering this from our bureau. i'm inside of the baue bureau hn los angeles. zplrnl i think based on the reps this is a terrifying situation. lax is the third busiest airport in the u.s. when you hear of a shooting at a airport people immediately start to jump immediately to conclusions. is this a terrorist attack? will this be a large scale terrorist attack? it's terrifying emotionally and it's disruptive. you have people like you just spoke to trying to get to reno. nulbasically they are trapped at the airport. t
president obama during a ceremony formally installing his new fbi director. he took over for a stepping down director. president obama describes him as someone who knows what is right and what is wrong. he served as a deputy attorney general during the george w. bush administration. he says the fbi must be independent of any outside political forces or interests. >> the fbi's reputation for integrity is a gift. given to every new employee by those who went before. but it is a gift that must be protected and earned every single day. >> during his time in the attorney general's office, he blocked senior bush administration officials from getting a controversial wire tapping program re-authorized. >>> the u.n. special envoy to syria is back in damascus on its latest raft of shuttle did moment see, trying to bring together outside in the conflict for peace talks in geneva rob matheson has the story. >> reporter: once more he faces what many would call a near impossible task. a return to damascus try to muster any enthusiasm for finding a way out of syria's crisis. it's not just a matter of getti
thing being that yesterday as he was being confirmed james cony, the new head of the fbi says that he is now instructing every agent to visit the statue of dr. martin luther king, to be reminded that sometimes the agencies go too far in their surveillance. so those are living examples of the checks and balances that do occur in washington on a daily basis that sometimes the public has a tendency to forget. we are going to take a break, we will be right back. clap terrorism director of national intelligence first saying that our nation needs this discussion. he was followed by general keith alexandar who reminded the members of congress who were there that since september 11th, 2,996 people were killed on that day, he says there has not been a mass casualty since then. they have continued to try, they being those that would attack us. randall standing by live, randall james clap terrorism director of national intelligence saying our nation needs this discussion. there was so much activity to tighten the security that the nation needed because so many of the agencies weren't talking abo
took place, has been released by the fbi as a crime scene. the airport is cleaning up the terminal. they tell me between two and 4:00 pm local time things should be returned to normal. a lot of people will be trickling in for who knows how long coming to get baggage and hand-held items left in the terminal when the shooting started. >> we want to go back to the press conference, we are listening to chief patrick gannon with the airport police. >> ..we held a large-scale exercise at ont -- ontario, at a facility, an old - not a hangar, but a terminal - i can't believe i can't say that word right now - an old terminal out there to practice this type of an event. when we look at how we are going to respond to things, and things that have occurred over the last - not that far, when you think about what happened in kenya, nairobi, and you think about what happened at the washington naval yard, sandy hook elementary school - it doesn't take much to want to be prepared and ready to handle an incident if it were to occur in our own backyard. we trained or 200 of our own officers, and almos
to hear something like that. so the fbi says that they are going to build a full profile of paul ciancia to see exactly what did drive him to do this. he's lived in los angeles about a year and a half, originally from pennsville new jersey. nobody yet has said that there was any signal that he was going to do this or it would happen. >> what happens next in the fbi's investigation? >> they'll go over - you know, where he lives, talking to his friends, his family, electronic communications, where he got the gun, how he got to the airport. we are told he was dropped off. probably the fbi knows who dropped him off. everything from a to b they will go over, including every shell casing, where the ammunition came from. if you think of it, they'll look into it. >> a lot of work to do and a lot of questions. >> healthcare.gov is going offline for maintenance tonight in about an hour. that's the website used to sign up for insurance under president obama's health care laup. the department of health and human services said it will be down 9 o'clock eastern to sunday night at 9. people can sign up
to the f.b.i. he was wounded in the face by police officers at the end of friday's gun battle inside lax terminal three. investigators say a note inside his bag gave insight to his frame of mind. >> he made a conscious decision to kill multiple tsa employees. he addressed them at one point in the letter and stated that he wanted to, quote, instill fear into their traitorous minds. >> the f.b.i. says he shot tsa agent gerardo her and ines and went up the elevator and came down and shot him again, killing him. his widow spoke to reporters. >> he was a wonderful husband, father, brother, son, and friend. he would have been 40 next week. i am truly devastated, and we are all heart-broken and will minutes him dearly. >> the federal complaint says he used a smith and wetson assault rifle and wounded two police officers and a civilian in addition to killing hernandez. the f.b.i. says it will build a full profile of him and what brought him to this point. the 23-year-old was raised in this new jersey house and he had lived in los angeles about 18 months. unanswered are questions about where he g
, a member of a prominent political family now caught up in an fbi sting. josh burnstein from al jazerra's investigative unit has more. >> reporter: los angeles, a city where fame and infamy go hand in hand. >> tax credits work. >> reporter: here, everything seems larger than life. including its politicians. that is state senator ronald calderon, he's one of california's most influential lawmakers. and he's the target of an ongoing federal investigation. according to a sealed affidavit obtained exclusively by al jazerra's investigative unit, the senator is for sale. a politician willing to influence legislation in exchange for money. as part of an elaborate undercover sting, fbi agents posed an owners of an independent film studio and approached the senator and enlargedly paid him off. >> they had to establish bank accounts, they need aid business license. and so it's a very extensive, lengthy operation. >> reporter: senator calderon allegedly wanted his family add today the payroll. according to the affidavit he told undercover agents any help you can do for my kids, that's diamonds for
chat rooms. the u.n. and fbi claim that at any one time there are around three quarters of a million people looking for online sex with children. this is ngo not about entrapment but telling the world how easy it is to find pedophiles online. >> they volunteer everything they gave to us they volunteered. and our main concern our main worry is that the same will happen to this phenomenon that has happened to child pornography. a million billion dollar industry, to criminal gangs and the fbi say they have lost the war. >> filtered on to local authorities. the victims may be in the philippines but this ngo says the perpetrators are all over the world and it will take international efforts to stop them. al jazeera amsterdam. >>> the latest from europe but now back to david in dacca. >> the suspects are somali nationals accused of being in kenya illegally. represented by a lawyer, and the me is not guilty. and the plea is not guilty. >> armed group boca haran, at least 70 people have been killed in three separate attacks. in the lathest strike at least 27 people were shot dead and 300 hom
. we issue has court order to them through the f.b.i. it's not millions, it's thousands of those that are done and it's almost all against terrorism. >> an italian magazine is also reporting this morning the n.s.a. intercepted millions of calls in and out of the vatican and the calls of the pope and his predecessor may have been monitored. the n.s.a. denies those allegations. >> the talking points you told us about, isn't this a form of public relations. >> it's not uncommon for a government agency to put out talking points for their staff to talk about. in this case, the n.s.a. is speaking with one voice, and these particular talking points moved the focus toward security issues, focusing on keeping americans safe and that in turn deflects the discussion of privacy issues. >> erika, thanks. >> russia is dealing with a spying scandal of its own. multiple reports say russia is accused of using poisoned flash drives to spy on g-20 attendees last month. phone recharging cables and the drives were given to attendees. they were used to tap cell phones and email communications. a russi
of it is the balance of privacy of citizens. >> james comey was sworn in as head of the fbi. he previously served as deputy attorney general in the bush administration. >>> u.n. envo arab league envoys trying to build support for peace talks next month. >>> nearly a year after super storm sandy ellis island opens. if you would like the latest on any of the stories in our bulletins we encourage you to head on over to our website at www.aljazeera.com. once again, www.aljazeera.com. tony harris. >> tonight on "inside story" the united states spies on friends, not just foes. is this the new business or usual or is it damaging american foreign policy. plus the influence of rock legend lou reed and his impact on the culture from the 60s to today. >> hello, i'm libby casey. tonight on inside story we'll take a walk on the wild side and look at the life and legacy of iconic rocker lou reed who died at the age of 71. first we'll focus on american spying, specifically spying on friends, and our friends are not happy. tonight you can add spain to the list of countries that are demanding answers. the newest
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stories. the fbi has identified the alleged gunman in the los angeles international airport shooting. the police say 23-year-old paul ciensea at open fired at a security checkpoint. one tsa agent was killed and several others injured. >>> the leader of the taliban in pakistan was was killed. the u.s. had a $5 million budget on his head. he was killed after attending a gathering of 25 taliban leaders who were discussing the pakistani government's offer of talks. >>> president obama said he and iraqi prime minister nouri nouri al-maliki discusse discuss havew they can fight the rising iraqi violence. >>> secretary of state john kerry has talked more about transparency and those are your storiestopstories. "real money with ali velshi" is next. >> let the discounting begin. retailers are desperate to fatten up sales because holiday sales are looking way too lean. why one expert said the consumer landscape is the land of mediocrity. i'm ali velshi, and this is real mone"real money." er >> this is real money. you are the most important part of the show. join us on twitter @aj real money. h
. there is surveillance video of the internet - although it has not been released publicly. the fbi made a call for general video that people may have made inside the terminal. in the meantime paul ciancia faces charges that could bring him the death penalty. >> the suspect paul ciancia is unresponsive and unable to talk according to the federal bureau of investigation. he was wounded in the face by police officers at the end of the gun battle inside lax terminal 3. a note inside paul ciancia bag gave insight into his frame of mind. >> he made a conscious decision to call multiple t.s.a. employees. he addressed them at one point in the letter and stated he want to "instill fear into their traitorous minds." >> the federal bureau of investigation says paul ciancia shot t.s.a. agent gerardo i. hernandez at the screening checkpoint. went up the elevator, came down and shot him again. his widow spoke to reporters. >> he was a wonderful husband, father, brother, son and friend. he would have been 40 next week. i am truly devastated. we are all heartbroken and we'll miss him dearly. >> the federal cr
and try to find out. it's very emotional for the whole family. >> reporter: the fbi said ciancia had no previous record, and it's not clear why he targeted tsa officers. but authorities say he was ready to die in the attack. erica er ferrari, al jazeera. >> authorities say that he illegally bought his memories l.a. >>> in the deadly mall attack in kenya, four suspects accused of entering the country illegally. they werillegally. the al-qaeda-linked group al-shabaagroupal-shabab claiming responsibility for the attack. >>> reporters were interviewing a leader of the rebel group in mali, that's when they were abducted. >>> former republican presidential candidate saying he's unhappy with how the president is comparing the roll out of the government plan with a similar law that he signed into law as governor of massachusetts. >> in massachusetts we phased in the requirements so that there was a slow roll out. that way you could test the systems as you went along to make sure there wasn't glitches. and the most important lesson that i think the president failed to learn you have to tell t
is probably the best case. fbi gave that an open hearing, that's a great one to use. just think, how do you connect the dots between the foreign intelligence agencies, and the domestic? i think these are the best tools; we need tools to stop it. >> the case in san diego was about $8,500 that went to somalia? >> yeah, and i don't have the specifics, but it's open record so you can pull that up pretty easy. >> this is one of the major cases they use to justify these programs and he just told us that he didn't know the specifics of it. >> there has, to my knowledge with classified clearance, never ever been a terrorist attack in the united states that's been foiled by use of any of this information. not even once, and they've been collecting this information since right after 9/11. so, there's just no basis for it. it just isn't any use. one thing that you hear from them is that they are looking for a needle in a haystack. what they're actually doing is creating a haystack and then inserting a needle in it. >> we're here today for a very simple reason, to defend the fourth amendment. >> after
. >> are there fbi agents on site visiting with the victims. i can't comment on that don't know i'm sorry can you tell us why they were brought here today. >> sure. well when an event like this occurs, we prepare for as many as 50 victims. he iso we clear out rooms and gt ready and get all of your personnel and this is something we are well prepared to do. and as it turned out very thankfully we received only three. >> have you received any patients that have died? >> no three patients one krit critical and on two fair. can you tell us more about the description. their ages perhaps? >> unfortunately i can't due to privacy concerns and they are details i don't have. they come with little information and we take care of the injuries and move to the next patient. i'm sure that will be released later as we gather more information. >> do you have another ucla. no sir i'm not sure about that. it's unclear at this time. they came in and they were injured and we take care of them. zplthat's it. nul can you tell us about the injury? >> i can't. adult children? >> iadult male. >> when do you expect the two
does the fbi allege that the senator has been engaged in the scheme? >> when it comes to the elaborate undercover sting, it was more than a year long, the probe, and it was over the course of that year they had several meetings, they used wire taps, monitoring his conversations and engaged in meetings with him. that, we can tell you, was taking place for a year. according to the affidavit that in 2008 the sack ramento field division amented an undercover, introducing -- attempted an undercover, where they invoiced two agents. the senator did not take the base. that case was rolled into la's case. >> you say also that the fbi was able to get an undercover agent hired to the state capitol. >> you're right. it was an undercover agent posing as the girlfriend to one of the alleged movie executives. calderon created the job on his staff. to make that happen he had to go through the senate president, darryl sign berg. no job existed. she had no experience and was a model by trade, according to the undercover officers. >> josh bernstein in washington. thanks. >> michael eaves is here, and the
. the man accused in the shooting in the la airport told police he acted alone. as the f.b.i. looks for a motive details remerging of the suspect and described those who know him as a loaner and we report. >> a photographer snapped this picture of terrified passengers hiding in a stall at la international airport while a gunman opened fire. the suspected shooter, 23-year-old paul ciancia targeted workers at the arport and the first victim hernandez shot repeatedly at point blank range. >> he killed multiple tsa employees. >> reporter: and he shot tsa officer james spear and tony grigsby recovering and the fourth was hit in the leg. moments before the attack police say ciancia's friend dropped him off at the airport unaware of his plan and a complaint filed in federal court said he had a duffel bag with a rifle and at least five magazines full of ammo and a letter addressing tsa directly and former classmates are stunned remembering him as a loaner. >> he was shy and kept to himself and walking around by himself, didn't really talk to anybody at all. >> i'm absolutely shocked. >> re
to the privacy of sid sense. >> james was sworn in as the new head of the fbi. he previously center as deputy attorney general in the bush administration. and those are the headlines at this hour, i am tony harris in new york, "real money" can ali velshi is next on al jazeera. ♪ ♪ >>> danger of slowing home sales goes way beyond the housing market and could hurt you. plus $40 billion is sitting unclaimed in retirement accounts and some of it could be yours. and one man says it's time for the nfl to play by different rules when it comes to paying for new stadiums. i am ali velshi, this is "real money." ♪ ♪ >>> this is "real money," you are the most important part of the show, so join our live conversation for the next half hour use buy using the #@a.j.realmoney on twitter. the sign that recovery may be starting to slip. pending home sales fell by 5.6% twaeurd to august. the biggest drop in three years, pending homes are those under contract to be closed in the next two months. unlike so many indicators which look at what's already happened this one is about the future, telling us that
the visit to the u.s. >> president obama's new fbi director was sworn in. james b. comey was installed as the new leader, replacing robert mueller. president obama praised james b. comey for his hard work. he was a deputy attorney-general during george w. bush's administration, serving under john ashcroft. >> the federal bureau of investigation's intel risy is a gift, given to every employee by those that went before. it must be protected and earned every say. we protect that gift by making mistakes and admitting them, by making promises and keeping them, and by realising that nothing, no case, no source, no fear of embarrassment is worth jeopardising the gift of integrity. >> during his ten u in the attorney-general's office james b. comey blocked senior bush administration officials from getting a controversial wire tapping program reauthorised. james b. comey is the 7th director of the federal bureau of investigation. >> the u.n.'s special envoy to syria is in damascus on his latest round of diplomacy, trying to bring together all sides in the conflict to peace talks in geneva. rob
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